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Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of American Music (1985)

Scripted documentary on the career of the creative team Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein: Interviews with members of their families, and with theater and film professionals who worked ... See full summary »

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JoAnn Young (as JoAnn G. Young)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mary Martin ... Herself, host
Richard Rodgers ... Himself (archive footage)
Arnold Michaelis Arnold Michaelis ... Himself, interviewer (archive footage)
Alfred Drake ... Himself
Gordon MacRae ... Himself
Oscar Hammerstein II ... Himself (archive footage)
Joan Roberts Joan Roberts ... Herself
Shirley Jones ... Herself
Rouben Mamoulian ... Himself
Agnes de Mille ... Herself
Dorothy Rodgers Dorothy Rodgers ... Herself
Celeste Holm ... Herself
John Raitt ... Himself
Joshua Logan ... Himself
William Hammerstein William Hammerstein ... Himself
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Scripted documentary on the career of the creative team Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein: Interviews with members of their families, and with theater and film professionals who worked with them, actors as well as directors Reuben Mamoulian, Josh Logan, Robert Wise and choreographer Agnes de Mille. Excerpts from stage, film and television productions of their works, including "Oklahoma!", "South Pacific", "Carousel", "The King and I', "Flower Drum Song", "The Sound of Music", etc. Written by Stephan Chodorov, co-executive producer

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Documentary | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1985 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Gordon MacRae's last television appearance; he was already suffering from the cancer that would eventually kill him, as is obvious in the interview footage. See more »

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